Listen Now

McArthur: Is Conservative foreign policy different from Liberal foreign policy?”

By: /
5 September, 2011
John McArthur
By: John McArthur

Senior fellow, Brookings Institution 

Not substantively when it comes to international development policy and the Millennium Development Goals. Both Conservative and Liberal governments have been global laggards in this area – especially when compared to a country like the UK, where the Conservative, Labour and Liberal parties are all strongly committed to international development.

Before you click away, we’d like to ask you for a favour … 


Open Canada is published by the Canadian International Council, but that’s only the beginning of what the CIC does. Through its research and live events hosted by its 18 branches across the country, the CIC is dedicated to engaging Canadians from all walks of life in an ongoing conversation about Canada’s place in the world.

By becoming a member, you’ll be joining a community of Canadians who seek to shape Canada’s role in the world, and you’ll help Open Canada continue to publish thoughtful and provocative reporting and analysis.

Join us